Cpl. Hammands holds his breath during an underwater swim practice for the 2014 Army Warrior Trials
June 15, 2014
Cpl. Brandon Hammonds, U.S. Marines, Warrior Transition Battalion, Camp Lejeune, N.C., holds his breath during an underwater practice swim during the 2014 Wounded Warriors Trials swimming practice at the Arvin cadet physical development center in West Point, N.Y., June 13, 2014. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States joined together at West Point to train and compete in the Army Warrior Trials, June 15-20. The event is hosted by Warrior Transition Command, and the Army Warrior Trials include athletes from the Army, Marines and Air Force who will face off in archery, basketball, cycling, track and field, swimming, shooting, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball. Participants in the trials include athletes with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, serious illnesses and amputations.